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Paperback:The silence of the girls / Pat Barker:2019 The silence of the girls / Pat Barker
Author: Barker, Pat, 1943-
Publication year: 2019
Language: English
Media class: Paperback
Classification: AF
Category: Fiction
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9780241983201
Originally published: UK: Hamish Hamilton, 2018
When her city falls to the Greeks, Briseis's old life is shattered. She is transformed from queen to captive, from free woman to slave, awarded to the god-like warrior Achilles as a prize of war. And she's not alone. On the same day, and on many others in the course of a long and bitter war, innumerable women have been wrested from their homes and flung to the fighters. The Trojan War is known as a man's story: a quarrel between men over a woman, stolen from her home and spirited across the sea. But what of the other women in this story, silenced by history? What words did they speak when alone with each other, in the laundry, at the loom, when laying out the dead?
Trojan War, Fiction
Troy (Extinct city), Fiction
Historical fiction, lcsh
HST, Historical, ukslc
Pages 325 pages
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Hardback:The silence of the girls:2018
Large print:The silence of the girls:2019
Available: 3
Total no. of loans: 9
No. of reservations: 0
UK : Penguin Books, 2019


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